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FOX News
Mar 3, 2012 7:00pm PST
god bless. we'll see you soon. >> bret: mitt romney has a big win just three days before super tuesday. this is "special report". good evening. i'm bret baier. mitt romney picked up a major boost to his presidential campaign, taking first place in the washington state caucuses. the initial west coast contest of this season. we have fox team coverage. carl cameron is in cincinnati, ohio, ahead of super tuesday. we begin with correspondent dan springer who is live in seattle. good evening, dan. >> yeah. good evening, brett. with 62% of the vote here in washington state counted in the straw poll today, mitt romney has a lead with 37% of the vote. a short time ago, he issued a victory statement that reads in part, i'm heartened to have won the washington caucuses and i thank the voters for their support. every day that passes with barak obama in the white house is a day in which america's recovery from the economic crisis is delayed. here is how the other three candidates faired so far. ron paul at 24%. with rick santorum also at 24%. and newt gingrich at 11%. it was a day with a s
FOX News
Mar 3, 2012 10:00pm EST
>> bret: mitt romney has a big win just three days before super tuesday. this is "special report". good evening. i'm bret baier. mitt romney picked up a major boost to his presidential campaign, taking first place in the washington state caucuses. the initial west coast contest of this season. we have fox team coverage. carl cameron is in cincinnati, ohio, ahead of super tuesday. we begin with correspondent dan springer who is live in seattle. good evening, dan. >> yeah. good evening, brett. with 62% of the vote here in washington state counted in the straw poll today, mitt romney has a lead with 37% of the vote. a short time ago, he issued a victory statement that reads in part, i'm heartened to have won the washington caucuses and i thank the voters for their support. every day that passes with barak obama in the white house is a day in which america's recovery from the economic crisis is delayed. here is how the other three candidates faired so far. ron paul at 24%. with rick santorum also at 24%. and newt gingrich at 11%. it was a day with a strong gop turnout here. it was a
Mar 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
so perhaps among some southern evangelicals, mitt romney's mormon faith could be an issue. wolf? >> three states at the top of the hour will be closing their polls. and within a few seconds. standby, and we will share exactly what we know at the top of the hour. we are watching georgia. georgia, very much on our minds georgia, very much on our minds right now. -- captions by vitac -- >>> and we can make the first projection of the night. newt gingrich the former speaker of the house wins georgia. this was expected and all of the polls showing he had a substantial lead, but we can now formally project that newt gingrich will win georgia. 76 delegates at stake. we cannot yet make a formal projection with two other states closing right now. virginia and vermont. although, mitt romney is significantly ahead according to the exit polls in both of the states. we want to get more information in both of the states before we make a formal projection, but right now, we can't make that. mitt romney though significant ahead in both virginia and vermont. standby, and we will be
Mar 31, 2012 3:00am PDT
the president will run for re-election. we're also seeing a little bit of how mitt romney, the likely republican nominee is going to run against president obama. we'll have a bit more on that later in the show. of course, before mr. romney can fully jump into a general election campaign against the president, he still has to dispatch his rivals for the republican nomination. at this point in the campaign that means mitt romney has to be showing that he's consolidating his lead, showing he is locking up the republican establishment. pretty much every single day now that means mitt romney rolls out a high profile republican establishment endorsement. last week it was former florida governor jeb bush. this week it was republican senators mike lee and marco rubio and former president george h.w. bush. getting endorsements like that, having high profile surrogates, to talk on your behalf, for mr. romney that's been a doubl double-edged sword this year. on our staff and on our blog we talk about this as mitt romney's surrogate problem. right around the time of michigan primary you may remember mr. rom
Mar 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
to virginia, a state where only mitt romney and ron paul are on the ballot. in virginia, this is interesting, too early to call. same story in vermont, too early to call. again, nbc news can say mitt romney is leading in the green mountain state. again, newt gingrich, the winner in georgia. that is the second state he has won during this campaign. he also won south carolina. as of this hour, we are too early to call in both virginia and in vermont. newt gingrich lives to fight another day, chris. >> i think it's very important, he saved his dignity, i think that's what he had to do making clear, you got to carry your own state, he is not going any where he is finished. >> ed schultz, looking ahead at newt gingrich's future, what -- looking ahead at mitt romney's future? >> he has been furious since day one, hasn't been represented, doesn't have the money expect one guy bankroll it he is the biggest joke in the field right now. where it s okay, he is going to win georgia. he ought to. that's where he is from. i tell you what he will win georgia better than mitt won michigan. >> there is somet
Mar 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
romney has been waiting for? >> i hope that i get the support of people here in ohio tomorrow. and the other states across the country. i believe if i do i can get the nomination. >> if the conservative base of the republican party is still longing for someone other than mitt romney to get the nomination, tonight is their chance to say so. >> governor romney gets out there and four, five, six to one you know, it is going to take a toll and that's what's happened in pretty much all the states. that's why you know, i keep looking at this as a game of survival. >> rick santorum staking his hopes on ohio and tennessee. newt gingrich saying it is do or die time in his home state of georgia. >> we have really worked very hard to make sure we can carry georgia and all the polls now indicate we will carry georgia. >> the front runner, mitt romney, trying to close the deal tonight against his rival bus he is picking up baggage along wait that could hurt him long term. >> what does it say about the college coed, susan fluke, who goes before a congressional committee and essentially says
Mar 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in washington. leading off tonight, bad road trip. mitt romney's forces spent $2 million in alabama and mississippi, only to lose badly in both states. how can a guy claim to be the people's choice when spending all that money gets you a couple of third place finishes? well the question is, the republican body politic, is it rejecting romney the way the human body rejects a foreign organ? is mitt just too remote, too inawe authentic, too phony for conservatives to accept him as their own. would they rather take a long-shot bet on rick santorum, a guy who feels at least like one of them? the real dead ender is newt gingrich who can prove he can lose in all sections of the country. the cries are growing louder for newt to just get off the -- out of the way. plus, republicans are accused by their enemies of waging a war on women. now mitt romney says he would end all public support for planned parenthood. is he giving his enemies the evidence they want that republicans are women's enemies? >>> and george clooney's here with us tonight. the actor/activist just came back from the border
Mar 1, 2012 3:00am EST
>>> good evening americans. less than 24 hours after winning arizona and michigan mitt romney takes ohio. rick santorum and his pet rock are in tennessee. president obama is cleaning both of their clocks. this is "the ed show" let's get to work. let's talk about jobs, the president failed. >> mitt romney escaped michigan with a win. he can't escape the truth. >> you have folks say the real problem what we disagree with is the workers, they made out like bandits. even by the standards of this town that is a load of you-know-what. >> bob shrum on the fight for the middle class votes on super tuesday. and ezra klein on the fuzzy math in mitt romney's budget. >>> the republican war on women's health is exploding in washington. >> 2.8 million jobs are at stake and we're debating birth control. let's beat the blunt amendment it's a disaster. >> the radical blunt amendment is up for a vote. big name republicans are running away from the legislation. we'll have the latest. >>> incredible numbers show scott walker is in for the fight of his life. >>> franklin graham has seen the light. >> do
Mar 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
romney go back to the lab and emerge with mitt romney 2.0, this is "now." joining me today, kurt anderson, host of studio 360 radio and john harwood, karen finney, and political analyst, john heileman. last night, mitt romney won the most states and extended his overall delegate lead to more than 200, but the bottom line is that he has not locked up the nomination, is he becoming a stronger candidate or a weaker one? folks? my thinking here is that this could be a pivot point for the team romney, not just going back to the lab but refining a message, making him a stronger candidate, there's a contention out there that he has been bloodied and bruised but this could be good. >> i'm feeing like we have read that and said that five or six times eer already. the question was would newt gingrich make him a better candidate. so far, i've not seen what we have seen in the democratic race as hillary and obama duked it out. obama ended up being a stronger candida candidate, but along with that we saw turn out and excitement in the democratic party only to up, which helped in the general.
Mar 2, 2012 8:00pm PST
an idea about how good a week this was for mitt romney. last week at this table we were talking about whether he might even survive the week, like his home state of michigan, whether he would lose that. republican leaders were debating whether their nominating convention was ghog going to be utter chaos. now republicans are debating whether romney's challengers should step aside to allow him to unify the party. don't think this thing is over yet. we'll get to why in a moment. first we start with mitt romney's very good week with victories in michigan and arizona under his belt. he tried again to turn his attention back to president obama. >> this campaign is a choice for america as to what kind of a country we want. barack obama is turning us into a european welfare-type society, where people feel they're entitled to what their neighbor has. gwen: but he has to get through sup tuesday first. is ohio this week's michigan? >> you know, it is. the stakes are high. in this race momentum hasn't meant what it's meant in other campaigns, where you win one contest and that carries you on to t
FOX News
Mar 1, 2012 1:00am PST
: good evening. i'm bret baier. mitt romney held serve on his home court in michigan and swept through arizona in two crucial primary wins tuesday. now romney and the three g.o.p. challengers focus on washington state saturday and super tuesday next week. we begin the coverage with chief political correspondent carl cameron in ohio. >> with a slim 3.2-point win in michigan, mitt romney arrived in ohio, the crucial test six days from now on super tuesday. 11 states will hold contests. >> a big night last night for me. i was pleased. good news. >> michigan's 30 delegates up in the air but will be shared. >> we had a better night than reported we ran dead even in michigan. the really important part, delegates. that is what this is about. we are going to walk out of michigan with 16 delegates. he is going to walk out of michigan with 16 delegates. [ applause ] >> michigan g.o.p. officials not yet a gaited all the delegates. to date, romney has 165 overall. rick santorum, 85. gingrich, 32. ron paul, 19. it takes 1144 to win. super tuesday offers 166, the biggest day yet -- 466. the biggest
Mar 21, 2012 9:00am PDT
saying that this is on this trajectory the beginning of the end of romney becoming the nominee and having the delegates in hand before tampa. >> the beginning of the end says mark halperin. michael steele, you once said that mitt romney, the brother just can't bake the cake. it looks like the oven may be hot enough for romney. let's look at the winner board. romney at 47% of the vote in illinois. rick santorum at 35%. ron paul at 9% is, gingrich at 8%. more staggering i guess is the delegate total romney at 485, santorum at 193, gingrich at 137, paul at 34. what do you make of it? >> i agree with park. he's clearly and always been kind of the guy to beat and been out there, but it doesn't mean you're not going to have tensions going into this convention that i still don't believe he'll have 1144 when he gets to tampa. he'll have to negotiate that. i don't see how he wins 50 plus percent of the delegates. he got 47 here in illinois, which was tailor-made for him. illinois's a state where he should have had 52, 53% of the vote in which case that -- when you hit that threshold, you get all t
Mar 21, 2012 8:00pm PDT
election versus been held in 34 states and now it's time for republicans to unite behind governor romney and take our message of fiscal conservatism and job creation to all voters this fall. who needs knights at broker conventions? boredom resonates with jeb bush. and you said it, mr. excitement. >> you could throw a bigger crowd in a greenbay packer rallyal in d dntntnn chihigogo > e > ayn e rtmain c ce, what woror is h h mumbling as his call to 911 breaks up. punchespunks or, quote coons. >> the victim's parents speak. >> i just hurt in my heart because this guy has not been arrested. >> and glenn beck's website insists the dead teenager was quote, the aggressor." and might have been suspended from school for armed robbery arson, kidnapping or sexual battery. even though it was really being late to class. >>> the war on women. the arizona legislator who says a woman should witness an abortion before having one. and tim tebow is dealt to the new york jets. tim tebow is not dealt to the new york jets. oh man he can't even complete a trade. and the hits keep coming. >> i have some great
Mar 6, 2012 8:00am PST
romney across the northeast and rick santorum in oklahoma. the biggest surprise in all, ohio. santorum and romney have fought tooth and nail to emerge vicks you from the buckeye state. let's listen to the candidates as their final pitch goes out to voters. >> i do think we have a very real chance to win. but we're not here to get you to help callista and me. we're here to get you to help the country. >> this is not just about names on the ballot. this isn't an election about the course for america. we have to get rid of a failed president and get someone in there that understand this is economy and go to work to help the american people. >> the difference in this campaign is not just about governor romney being for obamacare, romneycare, advocating, as we've seen in the last week or two, it's one thing to be for it. it's another thing to not tell the truth to the people of this country about it. with e need a president and a nominee we can trust. >> let's bring in our super tuesday power panel. i love saying that. alicia menendez, chip salzman and richard wolf. i want to start with the
Feb 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
. i'm chris mathews. leading off tonight, people running for president. romney knows the business stuff. did the guy ever take an american history course? did he ever learn anything to say about this country if you just won a presidential primary? you're running for president of the united states, mr. romney, not for national consultant. and, yo, rick, senator santorum, you got the stump speech down. it's really solid. all economics now, real stuff. just lose that throw-up line about jack kennedy for good. anyway, on to ohio for both of them and no excuses now. they've both got to win. if neither santorum nor romney was the big winner last night, who was? you could say president obama, whose standing in both states has risen while the gop candidates were trashing each other. >>> plus, what are we to make of olympia snowe's decision to quit the united states senate? yes, it's becoming more toxic. from a purely strategic point of view, it means the democrats have a better chance of keeping control of that body. >>> did the republicans not learn their lesson from the contraception fa
Feb 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
, this is wednesday february 29, 252 until the 2012 presidential election. romney beat santorum in the arizona primary while he tie loses counts but ties delegates in michigan. in the classroom, if you get 15, and the other guy gets 125 you're even. ifin politics,. >> it was a big night for me last night for me. i was very pleased. arizona and michigan right next door. >> right next door in super state ohio where he was this morning, where he's behind and he repeated the mantra that he won last night. >> we didn't win but a lot but we win by enough. that's all that counts. romney dominating in arizona beating santorum as expected by 20 points. santorum thanking his michigan supporters last night. >> the people of michigan looked into the hearts of the candidates and all i have to say is i love you back. [applause] >> santorum then claiming the split today. >> we actually won half of the congressional districts, so we are going to walk out of michigan with 15 dell gets and he's going to walk out with 15 delegates. >> projecting when the votes are tallied, santorum will be right. the g.o.p. primary le
Mar 15, 2012 12:00am PDT
. >>> mitt romney drops a bomb on women. >> planned parenthood we'll get rid of that. >> a proposed law in arizona says bosses can fire women for taking birth control? katrina vanden heuvel will have reaction. >>> game on in wisconsin. the recall dates are set. now scott walker is complaining he doesn't get paid enough. >> my wife in some ways would love it if i went back to the private sector and made real money. >> john nichols has the latest. >> tonight, another "ed show" exclusive. >> professor ogletree took great pains to hide that. >> the man at the bogus theory, charles ogletree will tell us why he hid the tape of barack obama. >>> good to have you with us tonight, thanks for watching. there is only one thing keeping newt gingrich in the republican presidential race, it's ego. rick santorum pull off a six point win in alabama, a closer race in mississippi, but santorum, he won but never led in any mississippi polls. it was not a good night for mitt romney, who came in third in both states but it was a disaster for newt gingrich. gingrich was selling voters on $2.50 a gallon gas a
Mar 7, 2012 11:00am PST
, the road ahead for mitt romney could be filled with big disappointments. >> now we move to alabama where mitt romney will lose. mississippi where mitt romney will lose. louisiana, where mitt romney will lose. >> plus, nothing lasts forever. >> thank you very much from the bottom of my heart. i truly have enjoyed being your quarterback. >> peyton manning fighting back the tears saying farewell to the indianapolis colts and a lot of fans this hour outraged. and the floodgates are far from closed. more advertisers rush away from the king of conservative radio. about you, a former ohm administration adviser is now comparing rush limbaughing to bill maher. is that a fair comparison? plus, were bill maher is now defending rush. i'm tamron hall. the "news nation" is follow og the loudest calls yet for newt gingrich to get out of the race and let the two front-runners battle it out. romney took seven states and the most delegates last night but barely won in ohio by just one point over rick santorum. despite spending four times as much money as his rivals in that state. santorum picked up victor
Feb 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
romney won last night but he's still in big trouble. >> that's just not going to happen. >> but if it did, could you support that, if it did? >> they're still talking about contested conventions, you know why? romney might be in huge trouble on super tuesday. we'll show you why in a second. fox news goes after hollywood but guess what hollywood fights back. >> is he doing a good job. >> yes he is. he's the president of the united states. >> way to correct on that, clooney. we're also going to tell you why fox news should be criminally investigated. that's a very important story as well. that's all on tonight's program. and guess what, it's go time. ♪ >> all right, last night we had michigan and arizona. what happened? well, mitt romney, he pulled it out. but if you were watching rick santorum, you might not have been able to tell. listen to rick santorum's speech were last night. >> we're much better tonight in michigan than maybe was first reported. we had--you know what, this was a really great race to go into in a sense of the belly of the beast, the hometown, the hometown of my chie
Mar 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
poll that says 92% of republican voters feel that mitt romney is somewhat likely, very likely, or almost certain to attain the republican nomination, 92%, and no other candidate is getting anywhere close to that number. with ron paul himself and the ron paul campaign all but conceding to "the new york times" today that they don't know why the fervor on the campaign trail for ron paul has not translated into any practical progress toward the nomination for dr. paul, with rick santorum's last great hope appearing to be the wisconsin primary on tuesday and with news that he is still being outspent there five to one by mr. romney, that's better than the ten to one it had been, but still, it's very bad. with the not particularly gusty winds of the republican presidential race all seemingly, now, at least, blowing in the direction of a mitt romney nomination, two things happened today. two things happened on mitt romney's personal campaign trail today that typify what his challenges are going to be. two things. first, there is the mitt romney as human being problem. a new abc news/"
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